Collegiate Store Extends Clearance Sale

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - Sun , September 18, 2016 (all day)
Where: Rensselaer Collegiate Store 1st Floor, Rensselaer Student Union
Description: From August 28 through September 18, you can take an additional 40% off all trade, clothing, and gift clearance items in the Rensselaer Collegiate Store! Stop by the store to take advantage of this great offer, or shop online 24/7 at rensselaerstore.com ! Store hours are from 9:00am to 7:00pm Monday through Friday, and from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturdays.
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555


RPI Dance to Hold Team Auditions

Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: ECAV East Campus Athletic Village
Description: Do you think you can dance? The RPI Dance competitive dance team is holding auditions for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year, looking for outstanding competitive dancers to join!
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505


Fidelity to Offer Confidential Retirement Consultations September 13

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Description: Schedule a confidential consultation to help you become better informed and more confident about your workplace retirement savings plan benefits!
Contact: Human Resources 518-276-6302


Office of Int'l Program to Hold Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Academy Hall, 3627
Description: The Office of International Programs will be holding an information session for students who wish to learn more about the available international programs and opportunities. Students who want to study abroad in the spring 2017 semester are strongly encouraged to attend. Program options and application procedures will be reviewed, and students will have an opportunity to ask questions.
Contact: Office of International Programs


Rensselaer Union Speakers Forum to Host Matt Roloff, Star of "Little People, Big World"

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: EMPAC Concert Hall
Cost: free
Description: Matt Roloff is best known for the TLC show "Little People, Big World." In life, this entrepreneur operates a successful family farm, has authored two books, was a top salesman for Fortune 500 companies and currently owns a manufacturing company specializing in mobility equipment. During his talk, Matt will share experiences that help students find strategies through challenge to create and achieve greatness...all it takes is diversity, resilience, leadership and awareness. His personal story is an inspiration!
Contact: Rensselaer Union Speakers Forum 518-276-6505



Campus Card Office to be Closed September 2

The Campus Card Office, located in the Rensselaer Union, will be closed on Friday, September 2 and will re-open on Tuesday, September 6. However, the Online Card Office will be available 24/7 during this time so students can check their meal plan/ flex balances or make RAD deposits.

Student/Faculty Teams Encouraged to Submit Challenge Studio Proposals

Do you have an idea that will impact the society and the globe in positive ways, and make life better for others? Do you have a team ready to take on a challenge? With support from the Lemelson Foundation in honor of Professor Burt Swersey, Rensselaer will fund two student/faculty teams who will address an important challenge that will make our world better and more sustainable.

Digital Measures Workshops to be Held for Rensselaer Faculty

Are you are new to the Rensselaer faculty, or are you a faculty member who would just like a refresher in building your scheduled teaching screens in Digital Measures? If so, this workshop is for you! Please join us for one of the upcoming Fall Digital Measures workshops to review steps for entering your course information to the scheduled teaching screens in Digital Measures.

Rensselaer Welcoming Class of 2020 to Campus

More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming class in Rensselaer's history—are making their way to Troy this fall. The first-year students hail from 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and from countries all around the world.  The high-achieving group also includes 205 students nominated for the Rensselaer Medal scholarship award, as well as 98 "legacy" students who are the sons or daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of previous Rensselaer graduates.

Engineering Professor Nikhil Koratkar Named ASME Fellow

Nanomaterials expert Nikhil Koratkar, the John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Professor of Engineering in Rensselaer's Department of Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.